Saturday 28 September 1889 at Victoria Ground (Att 5,000)
Wolves (1) 1 (Wood): Rose, Knight, J.Mason, Fletcher, C.Mason, Lowder, Perry, Worrall, Wykes, Wood, Booth.
Stoke (1) 2 (Gee, Coupar): Rowley, Clare, Underwood, Ramsey, Hendry, Christie, McCormick, Gee, Coupar, Mudie, McReddie.
Order of Goals: W,s,s.
Landmark: Jerry Mason makes his League debut and Len Mudie make his Stoke debut’s.
Note: Stoke previous game seen them beaten 10-0 at Preston North End.
Injury: Wolves were reduced to ten men during the first-half after injury to Tommy Knight.
Police: Four days before this match, four Wolves players appeared at Willenhall Police Court with charges of assaulting a Police Constable at as show in Willenhall four days after the Blackburn Rovers match. Dickie Baugh and Albert Fletcher were fined 20s and David Wykes and Charles Booth were fined 10s.